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Every Ohio Hospital Completes Ebola Response Drills

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8:30AM
October
24, 2014

The health department says the response drills have included training in how to manage a suspected Ebola-positive patient and the proper use of personal protective equipment.

Ohio Prisoner With Leprosy Moved From Hospital

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An Ohio inmate diagnosed with leprosy gets transferred to a state prison medical facility in Columbus.
11:19AM
October
23, 2014

An inmate diagnosed with leprosy has been released from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and transferred to a state prison department medical facility in Columbus.

Coroner Confirms Body In Pond Is Man Missing Since 2005

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Anthony "Tony Luzio was 25 years old when he went missing in July 2005 after leaving a holiday party.
7:20AM
October 23, 2014

A coroner confirms the body found inside a car pulled from a Delaware County pond this week is a man who went missing nearly a decade ago.

Central Ohio Hospitals Would Share Care In Event Of Ebola Outbreak

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Columbus hospital executives say treatment would be spread out among the three major health systems in the event of an Ebola outbreak in the area.
5:17PM
October
22, 2014

Central Ohio hospital executives announced, Wednesday, their action plan in the event of an Ebola outbreak in the area.

Non-Compete Clauses For A Sub Shop?

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In 2013, Jimmy John's Gourmet Subs was ranked as the nation's fastest growing restaurant chain by Kantar Retail.
9:02AM
October
21, 2014

Non-compete agreements are usually reserved for the media or executives who could divulge company secrets. But it’s been reported that Jimmy John’s, one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Central Ohio, makes all of its employees sign extensive non-competes.

LawmakersTo Feds: Step Up Ebola Response In Ohio

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Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown was among other Ohio representatives who asked for greater federal help with Ohio in the state.
3:50PM
October 20, 2014

Ohio members of Congress are calling on the federal government to step up assistance to state health officials as it revises safety protocols to stem the spread of Ebola.

Ohio Panel Approves Funding For Ebola Protection

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A state agency Monday voted to approve increased spending for Ebola protection equipment.
3:45PM
October
20, 2014

A legislative panel in Ohio has approved a funding request to help pay for more protective gear for health care workers if the state has a suspected or confirmed case of Ebola.

State: Ebola Monitoring Continues, Contacts Drop

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State officials continue to monitor dozens of residents who may have come in contact with a nurse diagnosed with Ebola.
12:19PM
October
20, 2014

The state says it’s continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus.

Autistic Adults Receive Medical Care At Center Designed For Them

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Dr. Christopher Hanks examines autistic patient Bryan Gaunt.
5:00AM
October
20, 2014

Adults with autism struggle to find medical professionals who understand their needs. And the demand will continue to grow. That’s why some in the Central Ohio health care community direct their expertise to helping autistic adults.

More Than 100 Monitored For Ebola Symptoms In Ohio

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5:30PM
October
18, 2014

Health officials in Ohio are monitoring more than 100 people following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola shortly after returning to Texas from the Cleveland area.